The Country Quilter Presents ‘Quilts in the Garden’ June 16


The Country Quilter, 3444 McBean St., will be holding our 16th annual ‘Quilts in the Garden’ event on June 16th, 2018, from 9:30 – 3:00pm. This colourful display will feature over 100 Quilts from local quilters, as well as many other beautiful handmade items.

There will also be a used book sale to raise money for CANHAVE, and work from our very talented and knowledgeable artist-in-residence, long arm Quilter, Sarah Jane Smiley.

Admission is free, sunshine is promised!

Please call the shop for further information (613 838-5441), or visit our website:

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New Sponsor: Kent Browne and Cydney Green of Royal Lepage Team Realty

Kent Browne and Cydney Green of Royal Lepage Team Realty

Kent Browne and Cydney Green of Royal Lepage Team Realty have proudly community sponsored Richmond’s 200th Anniversary.

Royal LePage Team Realty is committed to delivering high quality, industry leading and innovative real estate products. As well they deliver a level of real estate professionalism that contributes to the overall well being of the community.

The 2018 Organizing Committee wishes to thank Kent and Cydney for their generous sponsorship of Richmond’s 200th Anniversary celebration. All other local businesses are encouraged to show their support. There are still sponsorship opportunities for the June 15-17 weekend celebration. Contact Tino at for details.


Thank You Sponsors, Volunteers and Participants for a Great Bonspiel!

What a great celebration of our Village –  Richmond. Thank you to all who participated, curling is a sport for all ages, we had 24 teams in the community spiel, 14 teams in our Junior spiel.

Thanks to the Richmond Curling Club for hosting, Sue for administrative duties, Terri for ice duties. The participation from the local businesses, churches, friends and family teams was awesome.

A Bonspiel is successful when you have a committee that puts their heart and soul into the event to make sure it is successful, my committee members were:

Gerry Moore, Nancy Booth, Brenda Moffitt, Colleen Martin, Bob Connelly, Marg Connelly, Barb Fraser, Brenda McConnell, Linda Moore, 200 Anniversary Committee- Joyce Cook,  Cydney Green, Maryann Wammes.

Many thanks to  our sponsors:

Richmond Curling Club, 200 Anniversary Committee, BrokerLink Insurance Brokers – Donna Gough, Richmond Village Pharmacy, Giselle and Peter Moore

The final championship games were played Sat, March 17th, the teams were welcomed by The Duke of Richmond (John Hartin), Piper – Eric Booth piped the teams on to the ice. A Toast to the  Piper was handled by Bill Cook and Club President Brenda Lawton.

Moore Express – Winners of a Main Event

Winning Teams :

Open Event

  • Bob and Marg Connelly, Brian and Muriel Laughton
  • John and Barb Fraser, Gary and Ruth Maxwell
  • Jim Parker, Bill Parker, Ronnie and Amie Harlow
  • Ron and Evelyn Dullemond, Brenda and Dave Thomas
  • Andy Lawton, Linda Moore, Peter Bishop, Gerry Moore
  • Dinah Bryson, Erika Smith, Paul Hayes, Tracy Scrimshaw

Junior Event

  • Isabelle Daigle, Zoe Takes, Jenny Madden, Johnathan Humby.

Thanks to all who helped make this successful, teams, sponsors and the community for supporting the Village of Richmond 200 Celebration.